Category Archives: fitness

The Do Over 03: Class Matters

The Do Over 03: Class Matters Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of ponderings trying … Continue reading

Posted in fitness, Gender, Life in the 50s, Politics, race, The Do Over, thoughts and musings, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

09.11

After the attacks, residents of lower Manhattan (maybe everyone, but I live in the East Village) started taking inventory.  Not of our figurative stockrooms but of our friends and acquaintances.  How could you not?  It seemed like every business in … Continue reading

Posted in fitness, Life in the 50s, Media, Politics, race, The Do Over, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Do Over Chronicles #01

So who knew?  56 really is the new 26. This revelation occurred to me a few weeks ago when I noticed my confidence suddenly increasing.  I couldn’t fathom the reasons for my brighter outlook.  The rather urgent financial, professional and … Continue reading

Posted in Arts, fitness, Gender, Life in the 50s, race, thoughts and musings, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

56

I turned 56 this week, and received several hundred well wishes on social media.  This is how I thanked my friends. *** Fifty Six isn’t the sort of milestone birthday that 40 or 50 or 60 is, but this birthday … Continue reading

Posted in Arts, culinary, fitness, Gender, Life in the 50s, Media, Music, race, Sports, thoughts and musings, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Yeah, She’s Naked. Get Over It

A coupla months ago, I got together with an old friend from college. It was a friend I hung out with often in school and frequently after, but I hadn’t seen him in probably 20 years. He fell off the … Continue reading

Posted in eroticism, fitness, Gender | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

NYC Bodypaint Day 2015

I went to NYC Bodypaint Day with the obliged sense of a dutiful fan but I came away with a sense of a movement and its importance. NYCBPD began in 2014 when artist Andy Golub organized 25 likeminded artists who … Continue reading

Posted in fitness, Gender, Life in the 50s, Media, Politics | Tagged | 3 Comments

Life in the 50s: Losing It

I’ve done this before but this time I’m determined to continue the progress. Somehow without setting foot in a gym or a yoga class or on the pedal of a bicycle for two months due to a variety of ankle … Continue reading

Posted in fitness, Life in the 50s | Leave a comment